GED Prep

The Power of Education

Young adults who have dropped out of school, or are not in school, have the opportunity to complete their GED at absolutely no cost.

The opportunity to earn your GED free, is here

Participant Success Rate 85%

By utilizing various online Learning Management Systems, Steepletown offers GED participants the opportunity to learn at an appropriate and balanced pace. Guidance and support are offered through the counsel of the Education Coordinator. Additional support from 1-on-1 tutors is also available.


  • 17 – 24 years old
  • Not attending, nor enrolled in school
  • Live within Kent County

Enrollment Process

1. Information Session

At this time, you’ll receive an overview of the program and complete the intake paperwork.


  • When: Every Thursday, 10:00am – 11:00am
  • Where: 671 Davis Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • What to Bring: (please have the following items with you)
    • Photo ID
    • Birth Certificate
    • Social Security Card
    • Verification of Address
    • Verification of Income

2. Orientation Week


This is a 4-day series focuses on preparing participants for GED preparation, goal setting, career planning, personal empowerment, career portfolio development and academic assessments.


  • When: First full week of the following months:
    • July
    • September
    • November
    • January
    • March
    • May
  • Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Where: 671 Davis Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

3. Begin studying in the GED Lab


You will begin course-work in our GED lab under the supervision of our Education Coordinator, Melanie Grandy, and be on your way towards personal well-being and professional growth.

GED Lab Hours

  • Monday – Thursday
  • 9:00am – 6:00pm
  • 1-on-1 tutoring available upon request

To get started, FILL out the form below and Melanie will contact you.

“Steepletown has helped me to better myself and my family by providing the best learning environment I could have hoped for, and it was FREE.”